The aim is to support each student (under appropriate supervision) to be well prepared to become a practitioner-in-training, prepared to manage the unique challenges and opportunities presented by applying the principles and practice of occupational psychology in work-place settings by:
- Applying the science of psychology to people at work, using an evidence base for workplace interventions
- Using a range of tools and techniques to develop organisational effectiveness and job satisfaction for individuals
- Developing their own reflective practice, using an awareness their own experiences to inform and develop their professional and practice knowledge and skills
- Preparing for the demands of further training in OP via the BPS Level 2 Qualification ultimately leading to Chartership - we are currently seeking accreditation from the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Careers and employability
Occupational Psychologists aim to increase the effectiveness of organisations and improve the job satisfaction of individuals. By completing the Course at Nottingham Trent University, you will have completed the Stage 1 training required by the British Psychological Society to enable you to move on as a Practitioner-in-Training and Stage 2 of the Society’s Qualification in Occupational Psychology.
Throughout the course, you’ll be supported in your development by professional specialists as well as the University’s Employability Teams.
As a graduate of MSc Occupational Psychology you will be well equipped to apply your knowledge and skills to a range of career options. Occupational Psychology is broader in scope and less formalised than many areas of psychology and touches of diverse fields including ergonomics, HR management and consultancy.
The knowledge you gain and the skills you learn will enable you to critically appraise organisational practice at all levels and your practical experience will be the foundation for development of core analytical and employability skills such as team-working and effective communication.
Among the Course team’s current research interests are:
- Determinants of workplace health and wellbeing
- Process evaluation of work-based interventions
- The work environment and organisational culture
- Job design and organisational climate
- Addiction to work
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
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- You will need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.2) in Psychology or an allied discipline such as social science, nursing, health related practice or another recognised equivalent qualification.
- Applicants without such qualifications will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate how their experiences (for example working as a Nurse or Counsellor), their professional qualifications (such as RMN, RN) and / or knowledge would enable them to study this course at Masters-level in their Personal Statement.
International18000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
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